A passage to Goa: a generation and more later…

Source : This is a translation of an article “Passagem para a India” that was published on the magazine section of O Expresso of December 8, 2001. It was translated by Gabriel Figueiredo gdefigueiredo yahoo.com.au, and reproduced here with his permission. It tells the story from a Portuguese perspective … — Commencing at 0:00 hours […]

My email to Datawind… the company that supplies Aakash Ubislate tablets

Dear Shafiq, Your Booking ID is : xxxxxxxxx Someone from our sales team would get in touch with you and provide you with the payment and delivery options. The commercial version of the UbiSlate would be launched in early weeks of December. After the commercial launch we would get in touch with you to deliver […]

Staying Online

Download Link : Staying Online print 1.doc INTRODUCTION Staying Online Back in the ’80s the Bee Gees crooned “Staying’ Alive”. In today’s parlance, this would be best said as “Staying’ Online”! Corny references apart, the fact is that being online and creating a strong web presence are the two most important things for personal and professional […]

The line that separates a developer from an administrator

Experience is the ultimate weapon. I am a big fan of learning from one’s own mistakes. I have countless stories of stupid decisions, and although documenting them in a book would be amusing to some, it would serve little purpose. Truly learning from one’s mistakes requires making them, and the ramifications of those mistakes ensure […]

The launch of Mandriva Linux 2010

Scheduled for November 3rd, 2009, the new release of Mandriva Linux 2010 offers exceptional innovations. As simple to use as usual, you will find applications such as: KDE 4.3.1, GNOME 2.28, kernel 2.6.31.1, Xorg 1.6.4 RC 1 with the last driver for Intel graphical card. Moblin 2 can be tested on the new Mandriva’s distribution.

9 skills developers will need in the next five years

With the recent changes in the economy, a lot of developers are focused on their short-term job prospects. At the same time, it’s important to make sure that you get the most bang for your buck when it comes to taking the time and energy to learn new skills. Here is a  list of 10 […]